HOUSE BILL No. 1536
DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Citations Affected: IC 13-21-3-14.
Synopsis: Solid waste management districts. Precludes a solid waste
management district from imposing a fee for registering, issuing a
permit for, or licensing a vehicle as a condition of allowing a solid
waste hauler to render services within the district.
Effective: July 1, 2013.
January 22, 2013, read first time and referred to Committee on Environmental Affairs.
First Regular Session 118th General Assembly (2013)
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HOUSE BILL No. 1536
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Indiana:
SOURCE: IC 13-21-3-14; (13)IN1536.1.1. -->
SECTION 1. IC 13-21-3-14, AS AMENDED BY P.L.220-2011,
SECTION 284, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS
[EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 14. (a) This section does not apply
to a contract executed before April 1, 1998.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (d) and section 14.5 of this
chapter, the powers of a district do not include the following:
(1) The power of eminent domain.
(2) Except as provided in subsection (c), the power to exclusively
control the collection or disposal of any solid waste or recyclables
within the district by means that include the following:
(B) Establishing a territory or territories within the district in
which a person may provide service.
(3) The power to establish the type of service that a person must
provide for the collection or disposal of solid waste or recyclables
within the district.
(4) The power to establish fees that a person must charge for the
collection or disposal of solid waste or recyclables within the
(5) The power to issue permits for an activity that is already
permitted by a state agency, except as expressly granted by
(6) The power to levy a charge or fee for registering, issuing
a permit for, or licensing a vehicle as a condition of allowing
a solid waste hauler to render services within the district.
(c) If one (1) or more of the governmental entities in a district, at the
time of the formation of the district, is a party to a contract providing
that the persons contracted with have the exclusive right to collect or
dispose of solid waste within the jurisdiction of the governmental
entity, the district may enter into an extension of that contract.
(d) Subsection (b) does not apply to activities conducted as part of
a household hazardous waste collection and disposal project.